"bantling" Definition

  1. a child; stated in _Bacchus and Venus_, 1737, and by _Grose_, to be a cant term. This is hardly slang now-a-days, and modern etymologists give its origin as that of bands or swaddling clothes.

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Position in the dictionary: 97 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: banyan-day, bar, barber’s cat, barber’s clerk, barge, bark, barker, barking-iron, barn stormers, barnacles
Previous words in the dictionary: bank, bang-up, bang, bandy, banded, bandannah, bamboozle, balmy, ballast, ballambangjang.

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